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AC goes to 4-2 with road win

WAXAHACHIE — The Austin College football team came up with some crucial second half plays to top Southwestern Assemblies of God 27-20, bringing the team’s record to 4-2 overall on the season. This marks the first time the ’Roos have been 4-2 since the 2002 campaign.

VA loses heartbreaker on 2-point conversion

PILOT POINT — In an offensive shootout, Van Alstyne scored two touchdowns in the final three minutes but couldn’t convert the game-winning two-point conversion as the Panthers lost to Pilot Point in heart-breaking fashion, 49-48, at Massey Stadium Friday night in a District 5-3A (I) match-up.

Lady Cats rally to beat rivals

A minor mixup with the official scoring didn’t change the outcome of the second set between Sherman and Denison. But it may have unknowingly provided the volleyball Lady Bearcats with the momentum they needed to rally from a huge deficit.

Cards fly past Wildcats

POTTSBORO — More known for his work on the ground, quarterback Zane Prichett threw for a career-high three touchdowns and 332 passing yards on 21-of-32 attempts as Pottsboro defeated Callisburg, 42-6, in District 5-3A (I) action on Friday.

Farmers too much for Whitesboro

FARMERSVILLE — Chase Hacker threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed for two scores to lead the Farmersville Farmers to a 51-28 win over the Whitesboro Bearcats Friday in District 5-3A (I) play.

Leonard erupts in 2nd half

LEONARD — After a sluggish first half, the Leonard Tigers reeled off 24 second-half points en route to a 31-6 win over the S&S Rams in District 5-3A (II) action on Friday night.

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Anna holds on, denies Bonham

BONHAM — Bonham looked determined to get its first win of the season early in the game on Friday, converting two Anna turnovers into scores as they took a three- touchdown lead in the first half.

AC cross country teams place third, fifth

The Austin College women’s cross country team placed third and the men’s team came in fifth at the Austin College Invitational on Saturday morning, the first meet the ‘Roos have hosted since restarting the women’s varsity program three years ago and the men’s program this fall.

SOSU pulls out a win

WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Southeastern Oklahoma State overcame four turnovers and rallied from a 17-point fourth-quarter deficit, taking the lead with 40 seconds to play for a 28-24 victory over Southwestern Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon.

Live Blog — 116th Battle of the Ax

It’s that time of year again — the 116th time to be exact. The Sherman Bearcats travel to Munson Stadium to take on the Denison Yellow Jackets in a rivalry game like no other in the state. Will Sherman head south with the Ax? Will Denison keep the trophy for a second straight season? Follow all the action here on the Live Blog or follow on Twitter @JasonDellaRosa.